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Chelsea title winner SWP: I now understand why Tuchel wants Aubameyang

Chelsea title winner Shaun Wright-Phillips says he can understand why manager Thomas Tuchel is chasing a deal for Barcelona striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

Chelsea are in talks with Barca over a fee for the former Arsenal captain.

Speaking to The Sun for bet365 on whether Aubameyang is the right choice, Wright-Phillips said: "Do you know what, I didn't think so at the start.

"But after watching them play at the [Spurs] game and the way Tuchel wants his team to play and after having conversations with [Gianfranco] Zola and [Glenn] Hoddle, it became clearer the reasons why Tuchel wants him.

"Aubameyang could definitely suit them, especially if he joins and scores goals.

"His mobility, the way he stays out on the left, never dropping too deep could suit Chelsea and can be someone they need.

"But I'm strong believer if you have a young talent there, why not put them in and give them a run of games.

"But I doubt that will happen until the transfer window shuts and they don't get anyone in."

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